Collecting Tips From PSA’s Lead Appraiser, Michael Osacky
CollectableU presents a transcribed interview with Michael Osacky, a long-time sports collectibles appraiser, PSA’s lead appraiser, and the star of Collectable’s new weekly YouTube show, “What’s It Worth?”
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Alan Goldsher isn’t afraid to be bold when it comes to pro football predictions. This week, he lists out his QB class that he thinks will dominate the NFL in 2021-22. Plus, Alan talks to our CEO, Ezra Levine, about the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Collectable App, and they reminisce about the company’s first year.
What's it Worth?
Pucks and baseballs this week! PSA lead appraiser Michael Osacky checks out a Bobby Orr autographed sports card, and puts a (big) dollar figure on a Mike Trout item.
This week’s episode (filmed on 9/7) goes in depth about Tom Brady’s status in The Hobby, and the panelists also discuss the industry value of Dallas Cowboys players, past and present. Plus, some West Coast topics: San Diego’s Fernando Tatis Jr., and the Oregon Ducks.